Category Archives: Fantasy

Paying spec fiction short story markets: January 2017 update

Time for that New Year’s resolution: write more, submit more, get published more.  Let’s do it. It’s been a while, sorry about that, so lots of updates to my list of paying spec fiction short story markets.  Hang on. If … Continue reading

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Updated list of paying spec fiction short story markets: March 2016

Spring is Coming. True, that doesn’t sound as ominous as the Stark family tagline, but hey it’s a happy time.  A time for flowers, a time for rebirth. A time for writing. And amazingly, a time for adding a whole … Continue reading

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Updated list of paying spec fiction short story markets: January 2016

Happy New Year.  A time for rebirth, a time for writing growth, a time for those pesky resolutions, like get paid for writing. So the new year is also time to write more stories and submit them to paying markets. Here … Continue reading

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Excerpt of the week: Garden Tomte

A spin-off of my novel-in-progress, working title (not a very good title), The Jötunheim Eruption, is another take on Fire Giants Attack the World. “Garden Tomte” is set in the USA, not Iceland, and the protagonost is a real Swedish-American … Continue reading

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Updated list of paying spec fiction short story markets: October 2015

Fall is in the air and it’s time to get back to writing.  I’m seeing a lot more projects these days, still not quite sure yet how best to handle these, for now just opening and closing the publication, but I’m … Continue reading

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Updated list of paying spec fiction short story markets: May 2015

Sadly, a wave of markets closed over the summer.  Not sure if this is a trend–let’s hope not. If you do find this list useful, come say hi on Facebook, I’m C.R.Hodges.Author. Updates: The following markets have been added: The … Continue reading

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Excerpt of the week: The Jötunheim Eruption

After my two months of plotting angst (see Plotter or Pantser? and Writing from a plot, oops posts), and a whole lot of related writers block, I had a breakthrough last week.  Got almost 7000 words down on a new mythica fantasy … Continue reading

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